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  • Literature
Elizabeth Strout: Steady As She Goes
Before she was a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Elizabeth Strout spent decades finessing her unique narratives.
Season 5, Episode 25
Elizabeth Strout: Steady As She Goes
26:46
  • Literature
  • Dance
  • Music
Wayfinders
Author Elizabeth Strout, violinist Pamela Frank, and hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris
Season 5, Episode 25
Wayfinders
11:13
  • Literature
Carmen Maria Machado: Claiming Her Space
Carmen Maria Machado turns a mirror not only on herself, but on society’s unchallenged biases, to create immersive fiction.
Season 5, Episode 24
Carmen Maria Machado: Claiming Her Space
12:53
  • Architecture
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien: Made to Last
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien are united in their lives together and in their work, a strong foundation for their partnership and buildings.
Season 5, Episode 24
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien: Made to Last
26:46
  • Architecture
  • Literature
By the Horns
Architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, and author Carmen Maria Machado
Season 5, Episode 24
By the Horns
07:16
  • Music
Nicholas Phan: Forging Connection
Award-winning tenor Nicholas Phan explores the world in song, merging cultures while uncovering immense value in all of our differences.
Season 5, Episode 23
Nicholas Phan: Forging Connection
09:30
  • Literature
  • Music
Lee Child: Not “The Man”
Lee Child left his former life behind to author an unlikely hero: Jack Reacher, a vagrant vigilante who reaps justice for the underdog.
Season 5, Episode 23
Lee Child: Not “The Man”
09:20
  • Music
Esperanza Spalding’s Discipline(s)
The highly distinguished musician Esperanza Spalding does more than just make music—she’s trying to change the world.
Season 5, Episode 23
Esperanza Spalding’s Discipline(s)
26:46
  • Music
  • Literature
Beyond the Status Quo
Musician Esperanza Spalding, author Lee Child, and tenor Nick Phan
Season 5, Episode 23
Beyond the Status Quo
06:57
  • Stage & Screen
Ming Peiffer: Not A “Usual Girl”
Ming Peiffer forges works for stage and screen that deconstruct her own observations and experiences. Sometimes that means embracing an unhappy ending.
Season 5, Episode 22
Ming Peiffer: Not A “Usual Girl”
07:49
  • Music
Gemma New: In Name & In Nature
The conductor Gemma New has followed opportunity around the world. A decade in, she’s finally arrived.
Season 5, Episode 22
Gemma New: In Name & In Nature
09:41
  • Literature
Billy Collins: The People’s Poet
Billy Collins is one of the best-selling poets alive. Perhaps because his works effortlessly magnify the small details that make life worth living.
Season 5, Episode 22
Billy Collins: The People’s Poet